thoughts of food

China’s Lukin Coffee brews up fake financials

The company, founded in October 2017, already operates over 3,500 locations. They were compared favorably to Starbucks last year. Now, their recently-listed stock fell 80% after an investigation found the COO fabricated sales figures (like, a lot). | learn more

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How ultra-processed food took over

From this article, I learned about the Nova system of classification grouping foods by the level of processing. Group 4 is ultra-processed, alleged to be the major cause of obesity. Researcher Kevin Hall thought this was “nonsense” and the prior […]

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The war on food waste is a waste of time

“Efforts to reduce the amount of food in landfills produce a lot of pretty infographics but very little change to a deeply flawed food system.” I had to hold my breath to get through some of the socialist-scented paragraphs, but […]

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New York City may start regulating Grubhub’s fees

If this doesn’t earn an 🙄 and 🤦‍♂️, I don’t know what does. “The bills propose that food delivery apps be limited to charging restaurants no more than 10 percent commission, and require them to be licensed through the city’s […]